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Great news for Service Learning!

Great news: The Herbert A. Templeton Foundation (of Portland) has awarded JCWC a $5,000 grant for our service learning programs with local schools. This will allow us to continue to provide enriching service learning trips and environmental education to youth across our watershed! Check out some great photos of this years’ students in action. Students […]

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2017 Summer Dragonfly Surveys!

Johnson Creek Watershed Council has a diverse Community Science program that employs the help of local volunteers to survey for native wildlife including salmon, lamprey, steelhead, beavers, and odonates. Odonates are carnivorous insects of the order Odonata, also known as dragonflies and damselflies. The Council has been working with volunteers to survey for dragonflies and […]

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Urban Forestry–East Portland Tree Giveaway!

The Urban Forestry division of Portland Parks and Recreation is planning three yard tree giveaway events in east Portland for this fall, and one of them is in the Johnson Creek watershed! Have a yard that could use some shade? Looking to provide wildlife habitat and help decrease stormwater runoff? Live in the Centennial, Powellhurst-Gilbert, […]

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